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Directed by Charlie Chaplin
Produced by Essanay Film Manufacturing Company
Scenario by Charlie Chaplin
Starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles
Cinematography Harry Ensign
Distributed by General Film Company
Release date May 27, 1916
Running time 26 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
"Police" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Essanay short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
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Edna Purviance comes face to face with a burglar in "Police" (1916).
Charlie Chaplin does what burglars do in "Police" (1916).
Edna Purviance makes the burglars feel at home in "Police" (1916).
Edna Purviance is wary as a burglar eyes her jewelry in "Police" (1916).
Edna Purviance tries to convince Charlie Chaplin to go straight in "Police" (1916).
Edna Purviance and Charlie Chaplin
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